TRQ for items as in Table 4 of Notification No. 25/2021-Customs dated the 31st March, 2021 on India-Mauritius CECPA and procedure for such imports is notified. Public Notice No. 23/2015-2020 |Dated the 7th September, 2021
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Public Notice No. 23/2015-2020-DGFT
Dated the 7th September, 2021
F. No. 01/93/180/63/AM-21/PC-2(B)/e-27749.– In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade hereby revises Para 2.107 of Handbook of Procedure to incorporate the following items under the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) under India-Mauritius CECPA, besides laying down the procedure for import of the following items under TRQ as Annexure III to Appendix 2A in accordance with Table 4 of Notification No. 25/2021-Customs dated the 31st March, 2021 on India-Mauritius CECPA:
|Description||HS No.||In/out of
quota rate (%) as per WT()
|Notification||Tariff Rate Quota
|The following items are permitted under the TRQ under India-Mauritius CECPA#|
|Fresh : — Other||06031900||–||30%||No. 25/2021- Customs March, 2021||15 tons|
|Vanilla : Neither crushed nor ground||09051000||–||10%||15 tons|
|Vanilla : Crushed or ground||09052000||10%||1 ton|
|Other prepared or preserved fish||16042000||–||0%||7000 tons|
|Other (Specialty Sugar)||17011490||–||10%||15000 tons|
|Beer made from malt.||22030000||25%||2,000,000
|Fruit Wine: Other fermented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead, sake);mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or included.||22060000||–||0%||5000 litres|
|In containers holding 2 l or less: –
|22084011||–||0%||No. 25/2021-Customs dated 31st March, 2021||1.50 million litres|
|In containers holding 2 l or less: –
|22084012||–||0%||1.50 million litres|
|Other: —- Rum||22084091||–||0%||1.50 million
|Other: —- other||22084092||–||0%||1.50 million
|Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories.||6102; 6103; 6104; 6105; 6106; 6109; 6110; 6111; 6112; 6203; 6304;||–||–||Details of the HS Codes as in Table 3 of the above Notification||7.5 million pieces$|
|# Imports will be permitted subject to the arrangements /Procedure as laid down in Annexure-III of Appendix-2A.|
$ Out of total quota of 7.5 million pieces, at least 5 million pieces of aggregate of all such items have been manufactured from yarn/fabric sourced from India.
2. Annexure III of Appedix -2A is as annexed
3. Effect of this Public Notice: TRQ for items as in Table 4 of Notification No. 25/2021-Customs dated the 31st March, 2021 on India-Mauritius CECPA and procedure for such imports is notified
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India
[Issued from File No. 01/93/180/63/AM-21/PC-2[B]/e- 27749]
Annexure-HI to Appendix-2A
Imports of Items under the TRQ of the India- Mauritius CECPA
(i) The total quantum of items that can be imported under India- Mauritius CECPA shall be as follows.
|S.No||ITC(HS) Code||Description||Tariff Rate Quota Quantity|
|1.||06031900||Fresh : — Other||15 tons|
|4.||09051000||Vanilla : Neither crushed nor ground||15 tons|
|5.||09052000||Vanilla : Crushed or
|8.||16042000||Other prepared or
|9.||17011490||Specialty Sugar||15000 tons|
|10.||22030000||Beer made from malt.||2,000,000 litres|
|11.||22060000||Fruit Wine: Other
fermented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead, sake);mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented
beverages and non-
alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or
|12.||22084011||In containers holding 21 or less: —-Rum||1.50 million litres|
|13.||22084012||In containers holding 21 or less: —-Other||1.50 million litres|
|14.||22084091||Other: —- Rum||1.50 million litres|
|15.||22084092||Other: —- other||1.50 million litres|
|16||6102; 6103; 6104; 6105; 6106; 6109;6110; 6111; 6112 and 6203; 6304;||Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories.*||7.5 million pieces**|
*Details of the EIS Codes as in Table 3 of the Customs Notification mentioned above
**Out of total quota of 7.5 million pieces, at least 5 million pieces of aggregate of all such items should have been manufactured from yarn/fabric sourced from India.
ii. These imports will be permitted subject to the following arrangements/ procedure:-
a. Import would be subject to Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 25/2021-Customs dated the 31st March, 2021 (as amended form time to time) relating to India-Mauritius CECPA.
b. All applications must accompany a pre-purchase agreement from one of the eligible exporters of specified items in Mauritius. The pre-purchase agreement must indicate the quantity and the duration of fulfillment of the contract. The list of eligible exporting entities of the item from Mauritius shall be decided by the Government of Mauritius.
c. At the time of clearance of the import consignment, the importer in India must produce a Certificate of Origin issued by concerned authorities in Mauritius.
d. The year in respect of these imports will be the period from 15t April to 31st March, i.e. financial year in India.
e. All applications for grant of import authorization shall be sent only through e-mail at import-dgftgnic.in in the prescribed format as given below:
|Name and Registered office address of
|IEC No.||Item sought to be imported||ITC (HS)Qty. Code||applied for (MTs)||CIF value (Rs.) & Fee||Date of submission of the application||Port of Registration TRQ.|
f. Allocation will be made equally among the eligible applicant subject to quantity applied. The application in ANF 2M and ANF 1 along with the requisite fee is required to be filed online. The application should be sent by 28th February of the financial year, for allocation in the next financial year.
g. The TRQ authorisation shall contain the name and address of the importer, Importer Exporter Code (IEC), Customs notification number, tariff item as applicable, quantity and validity period of the certificate.
h. The TRQ authorisation shall be issued electronically by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and transmitted to Indian Customs EDI System (ICES).
i. Imports made against the TRQ shall be allowed only upon debiting electronically in the ICES system